NRSE 4600 NURSING EXCELLENCE Assignment 6

NRSE 4600 NURSING EXCELLENCE Assignment 6

NRSE 4600 NURSING EXCELLENCE Assignment 6

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Prerequisites

The student must:

be admitted to the Ohio University School of Nursing

hold a current license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or be a student in the second year of a prelicensure ADN program.

Must have completed or be enrolled in their final nursing course

Course Description

A course aiming to improve understanding of the relationship between health care policy and professional nursing. By the end of the course, a Clinical Practice Project (CPP) demonstrating genuine interaction with patients to affect patient outcomes will be established and implemented. The course work investigates the broader environment of health care, such as how patient care services are organized and financed, as well as how payment is structured. Nursing practice boundaries are defined by regulatory authorities, and students must grasp the extent and responsibilities of these agencies. Discusses how health care concerns are recognized, how health care policy is produced and changed, and how nurses, other health care professionals, and lay and special advocacy groups can influence this process. Addresses topics of vulnerable populations, health care delivery and financing, the influence of technology, and client advocacy.

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Course Topics

There are five (5) modules in this course. Each module represents one week of activity.

The development and implementation of a Clinical Practice Project
Nursing’s impact on health care policy as largest group of health care professionals

Legislative and regulatory processes relevant to the provision of health care

Health care policy: What is it? What is it not?

Concepts: employment, environmental factors, values, diversity, economics, and ethics

Access and delivery of health care

World health care

Roles and responsibilities of the regulatory agencies and their effect on patient care quality

Advocacy for consumers and the nursing profession

Economics of health care
Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Demonstrates actual engagement with patients to impact patient outcomes after development and implementation of a Clinical Practice Project.
NRSE 4600: NURSING EXCELLENCE – SYLLABUS NRSE 4600 NURSING EXCELLENCE Assignment 6

Summer: 2020-2021

Last updated: 5/22/21

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Distinguish excellence as defined by nursing organizations and position statements

Explore advocacy for consumers and relationship of the nursing profession

Examine health care organization and finance, including the implications of business principles, such as patient and system cost factors

Examine the roles and responsibilities of the regulatory agencies and their effect on patient care quality, workplace safety, and the scope of nursing practice

Examine legislative and regulatory processes relevant to the provision of health care

Synthesize how concepts such as employment, environmental factors, values, diversity, economics, and ethics affect accessibility, affordability, and accountability in health care services

Apply knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments, including local, state, national, and global healthcare trends

Credit Hours

Clinical hours

0.7 credit hours per week or 21

clock hours per course

Credit hours

3

Didactic hours

2.3 hours per week

Required Textbooks

Authors

Year*

Book Title

ISBN

Publisher &

Edition

Mason et al

2020

Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care*

978-0323554985

Elsevier Saunders, 2020,

8th edition

APA

2019

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association*

978-1433832161

APA, 2019, 7th edition

* This can be a published year or a copyright year

Textbooks are required and can be purchased from the MBS Direct Online Bookstore (http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ohio.htm) or from most online book retailers.

Recommended Resources

Recommended resources will be assigned throughout the modules. Some of these resources will be available through Alden Library’s electronic reserves. Others will be Internet resources available through links in the course. NRSE 4600 NURSING EXCELLENCE Assignment 6

ASSESSMENTS AND CALENDAR

Multiple assessments are used in this course, allowing students opportunities to demonstrate their learning in more than one way. It is also very important to carefully follow the grading rubric in order to get full points for all assessments. Course assessments, due dates and point values are listed in the following Table. All assessments are due at Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.

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